The great storm of 1987 was one of the uk's most catastrophic cyclones, which left many parts of the country completely battered by winds gusting up to 100mph. Storm no one will forget: 1987, hurricane-force it is the worst natural catastrophe to hit britain since the great storm of 1703. The great storm of 1987 a powerful storm ravaged many parts of the uk in the middle of october 1987 with winds gusting at up to 100mph, there was massive devastation across the country and 18 people were killed. Tomorrow it will be 25 years since people in the uk woke to find a trail of devastation, left by a storm the storm became known as the great storm of 1987 and happened on the night of 15–16 october 1987, when an unusually strong weather system caused ex.
It was a devastating weather event that came without warning, costing 18 lives in the uk and felling 15million trees the great storm of 1987 changed the landscape forever in many parts of the uk. Today is the thirtieth anniversary of what became known as the great storm, which ripped its way across the south-east of england on the night of 15th and 16th october 1987. Posts about great storm of 1987 written by telescoper.
Picture from bbc website archive 4 a perfect storm clergy retirements financial pressures ageing buildings if you put all those factors together even the. Browse 1987: the great storm latest photos view images and find out more about 1987: the great storm at getty images. Great storm of 87 all the sections currently cover one storm, great storm of 87 use the form below to switch to the standard sections for another storm.
The great storm of 1987 caused a transformation to the british landscape not seen since the blitz, recalls a new book looking at the legacy. Three decades on from 16 october 1987, the effects endure in the landscapes - and memories – of places caught up in the eye of the great storm. Stock footage of legacy of great storm of 1987 tx fallen tree seen through bars of fence with admiralty arch in background people gather round ambulance behind cordoned off area block of flats damaged by storm.
Storm ophelia threatens the uk and ireland on the 30th anniversary of the great storm of 1987. The great storm of 1703 was a destructive extratropical cyclone that struck central and southern england on 26 november 1703 great storm of 1987. It's 30 years since the great storm of 1987 wrought havoc across england and wales – we've brought together stories from some of those who lived through it. The so-called great storm struck southern england and wales in 1703 and caused great damage decoded past the hurricane-that-never-was of october 1987. The great storm october 1987, fire engine outside the the harte & garter hotel in windsor, which suffered some storm damage, windsor, berkshire, england, 16th october 1987.
It was the storm that devastated many areas of both england and france it was the storm that put the kybosh on michael fish’s illustrious met. Theres been a lot of questions and discussions regarding the great storm of 87 in the atlantic thread so to keep each thread on topic , i thought id open this for anybody to ask questions, compare and chat about the storm. During the night of 15 october 1987 a swathe of destructive winds hit southern and eastern england in what was the worst storm to hit. It was unfortunate that the early weeks of october 1987 had been wet and so when the strongest winds struck during the night the soft ground proved to be a poor anchorage.
When michael fish presented the bbc weather forecast on the 15th october he had already been a regular fixture on television for 13 years after all those years and the hundreds of weather broadcasts. Description the story of the great storm of 1987 is explained, from the weather depression that caused it, to the people who experienced its devastation at first hand, in a video for ks3 geography lessons. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. It was the worst storm in almost 300 years many were injured and 18 people died liam dutton looks at the aftermath of the great storm of 1987 and if.Download the great storm of 1987`